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Gene expression patterns may help determine time of death
International team of scientists led by Roderic Guigó at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona shows that changes in gene expression in different tissues can be used to predict the time of death of individuals. (2018-02-13)
Using computers to detect breast cancer
Jeffrey Golden, MD, comments on new research exploring the use of computer algorithms in detecting the spread of breast cancer to lymph nodes. (2017-12-12)
Linking heart attack damage to the spleen and kidney, an integrated study of heart failure
Ganesh Halade, who uses a mouse heart attack model to research ways to prevent heart failure, has published a functional and structural compendium of the simultaneous changes taking place in the heart, spleen and kidneys in mice during the period of acute heart failure immediately following a heart attack and during the longer period of chronic heart failure that comes next. (2017-11-15)
Findings show potential use of artificial intelligence in detecting spread of breast cancer
Computer algorithms detected the spread of cancer to lymph nodes in women with breast cancer as well as or better than pathologists. (2017-12-12)
Blood stored longer may be less safe for patients with massive blood loss and shock
In a collaborative study using a mouse model, researchers have found mechanistic links between older stored red blood cell transfusions and subsequent bacterial pneumonia. (2018-03-09)
University of Leicester announces world first forensic technique
A team led by a University of Leicester forensic pathologist is believed to be the first in the world to use a new radiological approach for mass fatality investigation. (2006-02-24)
Expert panel issues new guidelines for lung cancer molecular testing
Guidelines add ROS1 to list of tests matching lung cancer with targeted treatments, among other updated recommendations. (2018-01-30)
Blood vessels also affected by Alzheimer's disease
A research conducted by the UAB demonstrates that mice suffering from this disease also have substantial malfunctions in small blood vessels, important in nourishing different organs and tissues and in regulating blood pressure, and which mainly affects females. (2018-03-16)
Harnessing the power of genomic sequencing augments diagnosis and treatment of lymphoid cancer
A new study published in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics has established that hybrid-capture sequencing is the method of choice for sequencing 'actionable' gene mutations across the most common forms of lymphoid cancer. (2018-02-08)
Researchers describe mechanism that underlies age-associated bone loss
A major health problem in older people is age-associated osteoporosis -- the thinning of bone and the loss of bone density that increases the risk of fractures. (2017-09-22)
Microscope using UV instead of visible light emerging as diagnostic tool
New MUSE technology obtains high-resolution images of fresh biopsies for analysis within minutes, eliminating need for conventional slides and preserving original tissue sample. (2017-12-04)
New Pathology Atlas maps genes in cancer to accelerate progress in personalized medicine
A new Pathology Atlas is launched today with an analysis of all human genes in all major cancers showing the consequence of their corresponding protein levels for overall patient survival. (2017-08-17)
How liver cancer develops
Researchers at the University of Zurich and the University Hospital Zurich have discovered a major mechanism in the development of liver cancer. (2017-09-11)
Inflammation drives progression of Alzheimer's
According to a study by scientists of the DZNE and the University of Bonn now published in the journal (2017-12-20)
Family doctors could better detect child neglect with increased dental health training
New research now suggests that GPs lack the awareness and training to identify dental neglect in children, and therefore could miss the opportunity to share potential cases of wider abuse or neglect to other health and welfare professionals. (2018-05-10)
Millions of novel genetic variants found in 1000 Swedish individuals
An extensive exercise to map genetic variation in Sweden has found 33 million genetic variants, 10 million of which are novel. (2017-08-25)
AMP Iissues consensus guideline recommendations for NGS bioinformatics pipelines
The Association for Molecular Pathology, the premier global, non-profit molecular diagnostics professional society, today published 17 consensus recommendations to help clinical laboratory professionals achieve high-quality sequencing results and deliver better patient care. (2017-11-16)
Higher brain glucose levels may mean more severe Alzheimer's
NIA scientists have found a connection between abnormalities in how the brain breaks down glucose and the severity of the signature amyloid plaques and tangles in the brain, as well as the onset of eventual outward symptoms, of Alzheimer's disease. (2017-11-06)
Testing the accuracy of FDA-approved and lab-developed cancer genetics tests
Amid the debate about how much these tests should be regulated by the FDA, one question has gone unanswered: how well do LDTs and FDA-CDs perform? (2017-12-14)
Amyloid protein transmission through neurosurgery
Amyloid beta pathology -- protein deposits in the brain - might have been transmitted by contaminated neurosurgical instruments, suggests a new UCL-led study. (2018-02-15)
Thyroid cancer discovery points to new treatments, prevention
The actions of a mutated protein in cells linked to thyroid cancer have been uncovered by researchers at Queen's University. (2006-11-15)
Cells appearing normal may actually be harbingers of lung cancer
Airways near lung tumors provide clues to the genetics of cancer. (2014-03-07)
Active young adults with Type 1 diabetes have muscle complications
A new study from McMaster and York universities in Canada has found that poor muscle health may be a complication of Type 1 diabetes, even among active twenty-somethings. (2018-04-18)
Growing evidence that probiotics are good for your liver
Increased awareness of the importance of the microbes that live in our gut has spurred a great deal of research on the microbiome and fueled a booming probiotics industry. (2018-04-22)
AMP publishes recommendations for clinical CYP2C19 genotyping allele selection
AMP has published consensus, evidence-based recommendations to aid clinical laboratory professionals when designing and validating clinical CYP2C19 assays, promote standardization of testing across different laboratories and complement existing clinical guidelines. (2018-02-27)
Researchers find infectious prions in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease patient skin
In a Science Translational Medicine study published today, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers found that CJD patients also harbor infectious prions in their skin, albeit at lower levels. (2017-11-22)
UCLA study sheds light on genetic overlap between major psychiatric disorders
Most medical conditions are largely defined by their physical symptoms. (2018-02-08)
Monoclonal antibody 'cocktail' halts Zika infection, according to new Miller School study
A collaborative study led by a University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researcher has found that a (2017-10-04)
Kent State researchers help find pathologic hallmarks of Alzheimer's in aged chimpanzee brains
Humans are considered uniquely susceptible to Alzheimer's disease, potentially due to genetic differences, changes in brain structure and function during evolution, and an increased lifespan. (2017-08-01)
Updated guideline for molecular testing and targeted therapies in lung cancer
A panel of leading experts in molecular pathology has issued new recommendations and updates to guidelines for molecular diagnostic testing of patients with lung cancer. (2018-01-23)
Smart software can diagnose prostate cancer as well as a pathologist
Chinese scientists and clinicians have developed a learning artificial intelligence system which can diagnose and identify cancerous prostate samples as accurately as any pathologist. (2018-03-16)
Researchers at LSTM take a novel approach to snakebite treatment
Researchers at LSTM's Alistair Reid Venom Research Unit are looking at treatment for snakebite in a completely different way and have shown that it is possible to treat the bite from one snake with antivenom produced from a completely different species that causes the same pathology in humans. (2018-04-19)
Protein identified that drives initiation and growth of aggressive form of leukemia
A team led by Massachusetts General Hospital investigators has identified a new cancer-causing pathway behind most cases of an aggressive type of leukemia, findings that could lead to new targeted treatment approaches. (2017-10-03)
New tool for prognosis and choice of therapy for rheumatoid arthritis
In rheumatoid arthritis, antibodies are formed that affect the inflammation in the joints. (2017-03-23)
Computer model showed an optimal anti-amyloid treatment
One must activate amyloid degradation as soon as possible to prevent the appearance of the protein plaques in brain under Alzheimer's conditions. (2017-09-28)
New hope for treating diabetic wounds that just won't heal
New research uncovers the role of a particular protein in maintaining diabetic wounds and suggests that reversing its effects could help aid wound healing in patients with diabetes. (2018-04-21)
Rare genetic cause of peritoneal mesothelioma points to targeted therapy
BWH investigators have uncovered a new genetic cause of mesothelioma: a genetic rearrangement in the ALK gene, observed in three patients with peritoneal mesothelioma. (2017-09-14)
Factors from common human bacteria may trigger multiple sclerosis
Current research suggests that a common oral bacterium may exacerbate autoimmune disease. (2009-11-23)
Metabolic profiling may determine aggressiveness, prognosis of prostate cancer
A new approach to analyzing prostate gland tissue may help address a major challenge in treating prostate cancer - determining which tumors are unlikely to progress and which could be life threatening and require treatment. (2018-03-26)
Microscope can scan tumors during surgery and examine cancer biopsies in 3-D
A new UW microscope could provide accurate real-time results during cancer-removal surgeries, potentially eliminating the 20 to 40 percent of women who have to undergo multiple lumpectomy surgeries because cancerous breast tissue is missed the first time around. (2017-06-26)
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